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Foods That Are Not Good For G6 Pd
Not enough info: You need to mention specific foods. Your question is too general. ...Read more
Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.
NO, sadly many!: As a very starchy food with a high glycemic index (60) ; glycemic load, eating maize is not particularly good for health. In general sugars ; starchy foods like grains ; potatoes are not very good for health. Fried foods are also bad, as are gmo foods ; food from animals fed gmo's, grains ; hormones. For a good list of the healthiest foods with info on why see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php. ...Read more
What is the proper diet for lupus patients? What foods are good to eat if you have lupus? Are there any foods that should be avoided?
EAT HEALTHY!: Low starch, little sugar, high fiber, plenty of water, good proteins in adequate amounts. And eat your colored veggies and greens. Good nutritional support might also include 3-omega fatty acids found in fish and flax seed oil. Take a complete vitamin. Avoid saturated fats. Emphasize monosaturated fats! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a comprehensive app of all foods that are safe to eat when pregnant, and those that arent?
Many apps: Try "pregnancy companion" - it's put out by a couple of board certified ob/gyns & my patients like it. I give my patients the book "what to expect when expecting" & they tell me that it's also pretty good. Acog also has a website that makes "info" sheets available & as always, i'm sure you're OB provider is an excellent resource for any questions you may have. Good luck. ...Read more
Nutrition: Organic foods are very good for you. I often counsel my patients to not just assume that if something is labeled organic, it is true and necessary. The key is to buy chicken, eggs and milk without preservatives, antibiotics and chemicals especially if you are female. In addition, certain foods tend to be more important to get organic - apples and tomatoes...If possible get grass fed beef as well. ...Read more
Depends onthe antiox: There is evidence for benefit for cancer prevention from the physicians's health study with a multivitamin. Usually benefit is due to the presence of b vitamins. There is better evidence that mood can be improved and the negative effects of stress can be diminished with b vitamins. Vitamin c is an antioxidant and protect cells from damage, but in large doses (>1gm) causes oxidative stress. ...Read more
Any food is OK: The amount of acid that you might ingest at any one meal is meaningless. Your body produces much more than you produce, except in very rare cases (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. You may suffer from Gerd, wherein stomach content, including HCL, rises into the mouth. Take a liquid antacid. ...Read more
Nutrition experts and research says that the egg yolk is not bad for cholesterol. So why some say eggs are bad for cholesterol?
Ignorance: Egg yolks are rich in cholesterol but eating eggs has minimal effects on cholesterol levels. The bottom line is not how eggs affect chol. But their effect on risk of heart disease. Eating eggs in moderation does not appear to increase heart disease risk.I can only presume that those who say they're bad don't know the research: http://www.Livescience.Com/39353-eggs-dont-deserve-bad-reputation.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to ensure a healthy breakfast? Are there any commonly carried out breakfast practices that are actually unhealthy but thought to be otherwise?
Protein not carbs: The typical American breakfast relies too much on carbs/starches like cereal, toast and pancakes. Avoid those and emphasize whole foods, esp. those high in protein like eggs, nuts and unsweetened organic yogurt. Less sweet fruit like berries also a good choice. Non-traditional choices like vegetables and beans are also fine. But minimize the all-too-common starchy breakfast foods that many choose. ...Read more
A wide mix of colors: If your select from a rainbow of colors you are getting in a good mix of nutrients and enzymes. ...Read more
Is there safe multivitamins supplements that I can take to substitute for not being eating enough fruits which are rich in vitamins. For me and wife
Fruits & Vegetables: are best of course. In addition powdered greens that contain many fruits and vegetables, a scoopful of which can be put in water daily can help. Peace and good health. One product is called "Greens First." ...Read more
NOT AT ALL!!!: I have not idea where you got this idea. The pigments that color vegetables tend to be different powerful phytonutrients so it is wise to eat vegetables of every color on a regular basis as each color represents a different group of phytonutrients that are beneficial for health. The same concept applies to fruits. ...Read more
Any: No fruits will increase or decrease thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more
Seems there's always a new rept saying certain foods are either bad for you or no longer believed harmful. How do we make sense of all these studies?
See below: The Mediterranean Diet is a good starting point. Add a healthy food and reduce or eliminate an unhealthy choice every few days. If the urge for a favorite food is too strong to resist, give yourself permission to take just a smaller portion than usual without feeling guilty. For more information on the Mediterranean Diet see http://bit.ly/1Bdzwix and http://bit.ly/1rTj ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What foods can I eat that are gluten free, not processed/packaged, and no sugar? Need some ideas badly! what are some health benefits this diet has?
Not much unless...: Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad. ...Read more
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